Aviation Articles

Individuals Operating Aircraft Without Appropriate Licensing A Growing Concern

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | October 1st, 2015

Much attention in the media in recent months has been on the proliferation of ‘Drones’ which pose serious safety hazards for aircraft as well as people on the ground. While the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is exploring rules and regulations to control what could otherwise be a growing danger, there are individuals who operate aircraft without appropriate […]

Off-The-Wall Ways Airlines are Promoting Safety

by | August 14th, 2014

Most airline passengers will agree that safety should be a top priority. While certain safety procedures are regulated—such as pre-flight safety announcements—there is some room for airlines to insert their own personality; however, this leaves many people wondering what overall impact this can have on safety. Take the numerous videos of pre-flight safety announcements that […]

Time is of the Essence to Locate and Retrieve the ‘Black Boxes’ from Malaysia Flight 370

by Jamie R. Lebovitz | March 27th, 2014

The race is now on to find the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after an analysis of satellite data determined the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean,” Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. Bad weather is hampering the search for the aircraft […]

Aviation Accident Attorney Jamie Lebovitz Discusses Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 307

by | March 21st, 2014

Mystery still shrouds the location of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 307, and as more time goes by, the list of theories as to what happened continues to grow. Aviation Accident Attorney Jamie Lebovitz, with the law firm of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy, has more than two decades of experience in some of the most […]

Dependence on Automated Controls Compromising Air Safety

by | February 28th, 2014

One of today’s greatest threats to the safety of airplane passengers is pilot error. The Federal Aviation Administration reports that in 60 percent of airplane accidents, a pilot’s mistake was to blame. More specifically, air crews made mistakes in the use of inflight automation systems. Numerous federal organizations have long stated that pilots and their […]

Corporate Aviation Accident Numbers Down, But Crash Severity Continues to Increase

by | February 7th, 2014

While the number of Corporate Aviation Accidents that occurred last year may be lower than the previous year, data seems to indicate the crashes that did occur were much more devastating. This conclusion can be drawn from the fact that while the total number of crashes decreased; the number of fatalities that were recorded went […]

FAA Working to Improve Aviation Safety in the United States

by | January 31st, 2014

In the wake of several recent aviation accidents, federal agencies have been scrambling to find ways to reduce the chances of crashes by improving safety standards. The Aviation Accident Attorneys with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain one way this goal is being achieved is by making pilots more aware of the dangers they face […]

Aviation Accident Attorneys Discuss 3 Actions to Take Following A Crash

by | January 17th, 2014

Aviation safety is a major concern in the United States today because of the large number of accidents that occur in the industry each year. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports there were more than 3,100 crashes involving aircraft that occurred last year alone, resulting in 389 individuals losing their lives. These numbers leave […]

NTSB Works to Reduce General Aviation Accidents Through 5 New Safety Alerts

by | January 3rd, 2014

Each year, the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigate thousands of accidents involving different types of aircraft; however, the most common type of crash these groups look into are General Aviation Accidents. These crashes involve recreational aircraft piloted by licensed pilots who are not profiting from the flight. An article from […]

FAA Examining Data to Determine How to Reduce Aviation Accident Numbers

by | December 27th, 2013

December 27, 2013 Experts believe a large portion of Commercial Aviation Accidents that occur each year could be prevented; however, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is just beginning to collect data that could be used to pinpoint the most common causes of today’s crashes. The beginning stages of analyzing the data is only being further […]